Environmental Engineering Dictionary

Environmental Engineering Dictionary

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Environmental Engineering Dictionary is a comprehensive reference of more than 14, 000 technical and regulatory engineering terms that are used in pollution control technologies, monitoring, risk assessment, sampling and analysis, quality control, and environmental engineering and technology. Not only are many newly created terms included in this edition, but the original definitions have also been thoroughly revised to keep pace with the rapid changes in technology. Fuel cell technology terms, special definitions that focus on environmental management systems, and basic environmental calculations have also been added to this edition. Users of this dictionary will find exact and official Environmental Protection Agency definitions for environmental terms that are statute related, regulation related, science related, and engineering related, including terms from the following legal documents: Clean Air Act; Clean Water Act; CERCLA; EPCRA; Federal Facility Compliance Act; Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act; FIFRA; Hazardous and Solid Waste Amendment; OSHA; Pollution Prevention Act; RCRA; Safe Drinking Water Act; Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act; and TSCA. The terms included in this dictionary feature timesaving citations to the definitions' sources, including the Code of Federal Regulations, the Environmental Protection Agency, and the Department of Energy. A list of the reference source documents is also included.Unless otherwise indicated reservoir content is computed on the basis of a level pool and does not include bank storage (CWA/hydrology-04). ... by the U.S. under the Convention on the Territorial Sea and Contiguous Zone, that is in contact with or touching the territorial sea and that extends 9 nautical miles seaward from the outer limit of the territorial sea (Navy/Env-04). ... Contingency costs: Costs added to the base cost of performing a specific work scope to cover potential deviationsanbsp;...

Title:Environmental Engineering Dictionary
Author:C. C. Lee
Publisher:Government Institutes - 2005-01-01


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